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Pox : an American history / Michael Willrich.

Author/Creator:
Willrich, Michael.
Publication:
New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
Series:
Penguin history of American life.
The Penguin history of American life
Format/Description:
Book
422 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Smallpox -- United States -- Epidemiology.
Smallpox -- United States -- History.
Epidemics -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Epidemics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Medical subjects:
Smallpox -- epidemiology -- United States.
Smallpox -- history -- United States.
Disease Outbreaks -- United States.
History, 19th Century -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Summary:
Chronicles how America's Progressive Era war on smallpox sparked one of the twentieth century's leading civil liberties battles, describing the views and tactics of anti-vaccine advocates who feared an increasingly large government.
Contents:
Beginnings
The mild type
Wherever Wertenbaker went
War is health
The stable and the laboratory
The politics of tight spaces
The antivaccinationists
Speaking law to power.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781594202865
1594202869
OCLC:
648922587
Publisher Number:
99943167484
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